Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Lagadapati Rajagopal profile

Lagadapati Rajagopal | Lagadapati Rajagopal profile | Lagadapati Rajagopal biography

Lagadapati Rajagopal | Lagadapati Rajagopal profile | Lagadapati Rajagopal biography

Rajagopal Lagadapati (born 16 February 1964) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Vijayawada constituency of Andhra Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress. He is a technocrat-turned industrialist, is the Founder Chairman of LANCO Group. In addition to his entrepreneurial spirit, Rajagopal has a strong sense of social responsibility. He established LANCO Foundation (formerely LIGHT), a Charitable Trust, in the year 2000 to reach out to the needy and has been involved in various philanthropic activities. After one-and-a-half decades in the industry, Rajagopal chose to enter politics in 2003. He is a Member of Parliament, India

Social And Cultural Activities:

Initiated Lanco Institute of General Humanitarian Trust (LIGHT); distributed tricycles for physically challenged persons; initiated “Sujalavahani” Drinking Water Bore-wells programme; organised blood donation camps, health camps, sports meet; actively associated with Red Cross and similar other organisations; provided encouragement of Kondapalli art Re-elected in 2009 elections for Lok Sabha from Vijayawada constituency in Andhrapradhesh.

Telangana Division:

He vehemently opposes the creation of a separate Telangana State and initiated a fast unto death to oppose this on the 14 Dec, 2009. To support this cause, he helped create a very nice video which talks about Telugu unity, need for staying united etc

Father’s Name Shri L.V. Rama Naidu
Party Congress
Phone 9848079999
Category MP
Constituency Vijayawada
Permanent Address 32-2-10C, Madhu Nagar, Moghal Raja Puram, Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh)
Educational Qualifications B. Tech. (Mechanical) Educated at Loyola Public School Guntur and Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada
Profession Industrialist Social Worker
Number of terms elected to Assembly 2 terms
Marital Status Married
Name of the Spouse Smt. Lagadapati Padma
Number of Children Two Sons